Maiju Pohjanheimo

is an Oulu-based photographer available for commissions. She is working freelance with photojournalism, feature, editorial, commercial assignments and still photography for film and TV. Pohjanheimo has been awarded the Portrait of the Year in Edit-competition by Finnish Magazine Media Association and her work has been exhibited internationally, among others in London and Estonia.

Pohjanheimo's background is in photojournalism and she has been awarded the degree of Master of Arts having followed an approved programme of study in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at University of the Arts London.

When I work my aim is to connect to the emotions and bring this out in my pictures.


2011 Master of Arts in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography, University of the Arts London

2005 Bachelor of Media, Visual Communication,
Oulu University of Applied Sciences

2000 Secondary School Graduate,
Upper Secondary School of Haukipudas

Work experience

Freelance photographer, since 2010
Still Photographer, Matila Röhr Productions Oy, 2021
Still Photographer, Tekele Productions Oy, 2021
Still Photographer, Matila Röhr Productions Oy, 2020
Kaleva Media, since 2013
Finnish Paralympic team in Sochi Paralympic Games 2014
Finnish Paralympic team in London Paralympic Games 2012
Sun Volley volleyball team, 2010
Seppälä School Photos, 2005-2011
Newspaper Suomenmaa and Oulu-lehti, 2003-2010
STS Alppimatkat, 2008, ski guide
Coronaria Media, 2004-2006


Otavamedia, Almamedia, A-lehdet, Lännen Media, Finnish Paralympic Committee, Oulu Sinfonia, Aito Media, Alma360, Opettaja-lehti, Sairaanhoitaja-lehti, Paperiliitto-lehti, STT-Lehtikuva.


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